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22nd July 2021


Metro Rod Edinburgh are here to keep your businesses open and undisrupted by tailoring a pump maintenance plan to you.

Most businesses will have a pump station installed so that wastewater can be pushed out to the sewer pipes. It is an essential part of the drainage system, and can therefore cause a lot of disruption should it fail. This is why we are recommending having a maintenance plan in place so that regular services are carried out. 

Our Maintenance Plans

We are recommending that alongside the one major service of your pump that is carried out yearly, you have a service check every 3-6 months. The number of minor services will depend on the size of your pump and the use it is under. A high demand pump station may need 2-3 interim services a year, whilst a low demand may only require 1 a year as well as one major service each year.

The regular maintenance gives us the advantage of being able to spot problems early on and identify areas that might be a problem in the future. This will help prevent a sudden breakdown. Within the maintenance plan our engineers will check for leaks, check the overall condition of the electrical elements, float switches and guide rails to make sure it is operating as it should be. By not having a maintenance plan you may run the risk of blockages and general wear and tear that weakens the pump. 

If you are yet to have a maintenance plan in place for your pump station then get in touch with Metro Rod Edinburgh who can assist you further. Preventing a problem with thorough maintenance is much better than responding to the problem.


Metro Rod Edinburgh offer services from dealing with blocked drains, drain repair, CCTV surveys and septic tank maintenance. We believe in simple things and make sure we follow them through; available 24/7, professional, value for money service during and after the job and peace of mind in the fact that all our engineers are highly trained, DBS checked and fully insured.

Make sure you get in touch with us through any of the following:

Enquire through our website: https://www.metrorod.co.uk/local/edinburgh/ 

Get in touch with us via email: [email protected] 

Call us on 0800 66 88 00

We any drainage needs, we are the drainage experts. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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